Global Ties San Francisco

Global Ties San Francisco is a division of the Northern California World Trade Center. Each year, Global Ties San Francisco hosts over 1,000 international visitors in the Bay Area for short-term professional and diplomatic exchanges addressing global topics like entrepreneurship, technological advancement, women’s empowerment, climate change, and trade as part of the Northern California World Trade Center’s International Visitor Programand in partnership with Global Ties U.S. and the U.S. Department of State.

Through these short-term visits, current and emerging foreign leaders exchange cutting-edge information with their professional counterparts in California, experience local culture, and cultivate lasting relationships with American citizens. Read about our upcoming visitors for the greater Sacramento region and San Francisco Bay Area.